Glu Mobile Inc., a major publisher of mobile games, today announced the launch of the classic Atari arcade hit Asteroids, for mobile phones. The original arcade game released by Atari in 1979 is among the most recognized and successful arcade games of all time. 28 years later, the classic retro space shooter has been reinvented specifically for the mobile platform, with all new enhancements including innovative new themes, bonuses and gameplay modes, as well as “classic mode” which gives gamers the gameplay and graphics true to the original game.
“Asteroids captures the timeless energy and addictive gameplay of the original arcade game, a true reminder of the hours spent at the arcade, but also gives gamers completely new themes, gameplay and graphics that take advantage of todayâ€™s technology,” said Jill Braff, senior vice president of global publishing, Glu. “Gamers young and old love retro arcade classics like this one and people will be pleasantly surprised by the gameâ€™s modern depth and sophistication.”
Originally posted on September 4, 2007 @ 10:39 am